Public Policy and Politics
May 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school advocacy teams sweep intrastate competition
Recently, University of Georgia School of Law moot court teams finished the 2015-16 advocacy season with a sweep of all awards in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, as the No. 5 team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot and as a national quarterfinalist and the Best Brief Award winner at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
May 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates to deliver UGA law school graduation speech
April 27, 2016 | General News
Nunn, Perry discuss nuclear threats in Charter Lecture
The U.S. and the Soviet Union came horrifyingly close to nuclear disaster on several occasions during the Cold War, said former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry during the April 26 University of Georgia Charter Lecture.
March 25, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans to give UGA law school’s House Lecture
Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans will present "The Voice of a Woman Lawyer: Why it Matters and How to Use it" at the University of Georgia School of Law's 34th Edith House Lecture on April 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.
March 23, 2016 | Events on Campus
U.S. Court of Appeals judge to speak as UGA law school’s 114th Sibley Lecturer
Richard C. Tallman, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, will discuss issues relating to national security and the judiciary as the University of Georgia School of Law's 114th Sibley Lecturer April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
March 17, 2016 | Research News
Study: Divided parties rarely win presidential elections
Divided political parties rarely win presidential elections, according to a study by political science researchers at the University of Georgia and their co-authors. If the same holds true this year, the Republican Party could be in trouble this presidential general election.
March 2, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Law school moot court teams win national competition, regional tournament
University of Georgia School of Law students recently the won the 39th J. Braxton Craven Jr. Memorial Competition and captured the top position in a regional round of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition.
February 29, 2016 | General News
UGA to name leadership suite for S. Truett Cathy
The University of Georgia's Institute for Leadership Advancement will soon be housed in the S. Truett Cathy Leadership Suite, in recognition of a $1.2 million pledge that Chick-fil-A employees, operators and vendors made to the Terry College of Business. The donation will go toward the endowment of the Institute for Leadership Advancement.
February 15, 2016 | General News
Experts available to discuss elections and Supreme Court vacancy
Need an expert for that elections or Supreme Court story you're working on? Here's a list of University of Georgia professors and their expertise.
February 12, 2016 | General News
Professor launches new journal exploring topics in education law
A new journal published by a University of Georgia professor is helping to establish UGA as a leader in the field of educational law and public policy.
January 21, 2016 | General News
Law school creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift
The University of Georgia School of Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country's top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.
January 21, 2016 | Events on Campus
Sanford Bishop to deliver 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture at UGA
U.S. Congressman Sanford D. Bishop Jr., who is serving his 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives, will present the 2016 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chapel.
January 20, 2016 | General News
Leader chosen for nation’s first legal clinic solely dedicated to victims of child sexual abuse
The University of Georgia School of Law has named Emma M. Hetherington the inaugural director of the Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic, the first of its kind in the nation.
January 8, 2016 | Events on Campus
Expert on globalization and the legal profession to speak at UGA Sibley Lecture
David B. Wilkins, Harvard University's vice dean for global initiatives on the legal profession, will present "The Accountants Are Coming-Again! The Rise and Transformation of the Big 4 Accountancy Firms and What it Means for the Global Market for Legal Services" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 113th Sibley Lecturer Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
December 23, 2015 | Research News
Study looks at reasons for delayed tuberculosis diagnosis in Uganda
Most studies of delayed tuberculosis diagnosis focus on the adverse effect of time elapsed between the onset of symptoms to reaching diagnosis and subsequent patient outcomes and control of community transmission.